It’s a mysterious, dimming star — a little brighter and hotter than our own sun — at a distance of over 1,400 light years away, and it’s baffling astronomers. We speak with Matthew Muterspaugh, director for the Center for Excellence in Information Systems Engineering and Management at Tennessee State University
Terrorist organizations like ISIS and al-Qaida have lost physical territory in a number of areas in the Middle East, as U.S. and allied forces fight to push them out. Katherine Zimmerman is a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute who specializes in al-Qaida’s terrorist network, and she’s with me.
The International Olympic Committee has done something out of the ordinary as it decides which cities will host the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games. Los Angeles and Paris are the finalists, but it isn’t known which city will host in which year.
The impending closure of the Navajo Generating Station in Navajo Country in northern Arizona could be devastating for the region. More than 600 jobs are on the line — as well as millions in losses to the Navajo and Hopi tribes. Now, a new report lays out a transition plan to keep all of those jobs and replace that lost revenue.
A tentative settlement has been reached between the state and a group of prisoners who sued over how executions are conducted. Joining us now to talk about this is Michael Kiefer, a reporter with The Arizona Republic who covers the death penalty.
Arizona, as well as other states, has had its share of problems with its child-welfare agency. A new report from the RAND Corporation suggests a better balance between preventing the mistreatment of kids and services for those who have been mistreated could save the county millions of dollars.
Entrepreneurs create companies that can create jobs or even change the world. But to do any of that, first, they need capital — money to get them started. That often happens when so-called angel investors decide to take a chance on a budding company. And, now, in Arizona, those angel investors have a little more incentive to do that.